Niraj Vora Uc Davis
- San Francisco CA
Full-stack software developer Niraj Vora majored in chemical engineering at the University of California, Davis (UC Davis). Focusing his undergraduate studies on materials science and alternative energy solutions, he served as a research assistant to Professor Sangtae Kim and conducted tests using X-ray diffraction to analyze the electrical conductivity of synthetic ceramic membranes. Balancing his academic pursuits with involvement in extracurricular activities, Niraj Vora also played on intramural basketball teams throughout his time at UC Davis.
In 2015, Niraj Vora gained admission to Hack Reactor, an immersive, advanced software-engineering program in San Francisco. He completed four software design projects at Hack Reactor, ranging from an application for organizing basketball games to a timeline that chronologically compiles feeds from multiple social-media sites. Functioning as a full-stack engineer and scrum master for the Beats! With Friends application, he used such developer tools as Express and Mongoose to create a platform for users to engage in competitive music sequencing online. On another of his Hack Reactor projects, the mobile app Kwiki, he built the architecture for real-time chat rooms using Socket.IO.
Complementing his professional endeavors in software engineering, Niraj Vora has produced instrumental music for roughly eight years using the digital audio workstation FL Studio. He enjoys spending his free time reading science-fiction novels, following the Golden State Warriors and San Francisco 49ers, and listening to such hip-hop artists as Drake and Travis Scott.